NATO allies were united today in their condemnation of Russia's military actions in Georgia. But as The World's Gerry Hadden tells us, divisions within NATO may prevent the alliance from following its words with any concrete action.
Today on The World: Russia and Georgia trade accusations of ethnic cleansing in South Ossetia; Jamaican sprinters prove hard to beat on the Olympic track; and Jamaican musician Burning Spear pays homage to the country that inspired him - Kenya.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Fetlar Island. Its part of the Shetland group of Islands in Scotland. And it's where the Hnefatafl, world championships are held. Host Lisa Mullins speaks with resident Peter Kelly about the ancient Norse board game.
International aid agencies are raising the alarm in Ethiopia. Officials say the country is facing its worst hunger crisis since the famine in 1984. David McGuffin reports from one of the worst hit areas in Ethiopia.
President Bush built up close, personal relationships with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf. But have those relationships paid off? The World's Jason Margolis has more.
The United States today again called on Russia to honor its commitment to withdraw its forces from Georgia. But the BBC's Gabriel Gatehouse, in Georgia, tells anchor Lisa Mullins that there's no sign of any pull-back.
Deirdre Kennedy reports that Sweden has taken in more Iraqi refugees than any other European country and many times more than the U.S. did in a comparable period. But this year, Sweden's changed its laws and as reports its going to be harder for asylum-seekers to stay.